Wound·ed Knee (wo͞onʹdĭd)
A creek of southwest South Dakota. Some 200 Native Americans were massacred here by U.S. troops on December 29, 1890. In 1973 a standoff between Indian activists and U.S. law officers resulted in deaths on both sides.

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